Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival

On your mark! Get set! Barbeque!

Everything takes place at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center
near Market Common
 located at 950 Crabtree Lane in Myrtle Beach, SC!

Friday, September 2, 2016 
Saturday, September 3, 2016

FREE ADMISSION! 

Everything takes place at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conference Center near Market Common located at 950 Crabtree Lane in Myrtle Beach, SC!

The Beach, Boogie and BBQ Festival is an Official BBQ Championship of South Carolina sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) with over $8,600 in cash and prizes up for grabs by 25+ BBQ teams competing for points and lots of bragging rights! The festival will once again be a host event for the '250KCBS' Meals Mission, where we will be donating around 30 cooked pork butts to a local food kitchen.

Early bird registration ends July 31, 2016. Click here for team registration info and judges applications!

Keeping the festival’s mission of an affordable event, attendees can sample delicious barbecue from competing teams on Saturday during the 1st Annual BBQ DERBY from 12-1:30 p.m. (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) by purchasing $1 sample tickets to be redeemed at competing teams for one barbecue sample. Tickets can be purchased onsite day of beginning at 11 a.m. while sampling will begin at 12 p.m.There will also be area favorite barbecue restaurants selling barbecue sandwiches and such throughout the festival.

Parking is also free and available throughout the Market Common area and HGTC campus buildings along Pampas Avenue. There will be a handicap parking lot near the intersection of Pampas Avenue and Crabtree Lane, and spaces will be first come, first serve.

Festival Schedule

Friday, Sept. 2 - (festivities from 6 to 9 p.m.)

Wing Competition and Tasting – 6 p.m. – The public can purchase tickets to redeem for wings from cook teams. While supplies last and we encourage folks to be onsite by 6 p.m. This is a People's Choice competition and voting. Barbecue cook teams will be competing for $300 for 1st place, $200 for 2nd place and $100 for 3rd place.

Live Entertainment on Main Stage – 6 to 9 p.m. – Enjoy a great line-up of entertainment and dance to some of your favorite music! Bring chairs and blankets (no coolers allowed). Free.

Beer and Wine available for purchase from 6 to 9 p.m.
 
Saturday, Sept. 3 - (festivities from 12-6 p.m.)

1st Annual BBQ Derby -  12-1:30 p.m. (while supplies last) – Attendees can sample delicious barbecue from competing teams by purchasing $1 sample tickets good for one barbecue sample at select BBQ teams. Tickets can be purchased onsite day of beginning at 11 a.m. while sampling will begin at 12 p.m.

Kansas City Barbecue Society BBQ Competition – 12-2 p.m. – Barbecue cook teams will be competing  in four meat categories – pork, ribs, brisket and chicken. More than $8,000 in cash prizes at stake. Come watch as teams prepare this savory food and turn into the judges.

Corn Hole Competition – 12-4 p.m. – $10 per team; $5 per player. Registration and warm up begins at 10 a.m. Double elimination, two man teams, cash payout - 80% of pot to 1st place team; 20% of pot to 2nd place team. Limited to 40 teams. Hosted by Coastal Tailgating. Register at www.CoastalTailgating.com.  

Myrtle Beach Car Club Car Show – 12-3 p.m. – Load-in begins at 10 a.m. All makes and models welcome. Registration $20. Fifty trophies, giveaways, 50/50, and more. Myrtle Beach Car Club is a non-profit 501(3)c organization. For more information, visit www.MyrtleBeachCarClub.com or call Cecil Chandler at (843) 742-9802.

Beer and Wine available for purchase from 12-6 p.m. Craft beer selections also available.

Live Entertainment on Main Stage – 12-6 p.m. – Enjoy a great line-up of entertainment and dance to some of your favorite music! Bring chairs and blankets (no coolers allowed). Free.

Awards Announcements – 5 p.m. – Learn which competitors will earn the Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion titles, along with over 40 cash prizes and accolades announced. Main stage.

Sponsored by the Palmetto Event Productions, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, VisitMyrtleBeach.com, City of Myrtle Beach, Horry-Georgetown Technical College and ORCA Coolers

 
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